Aaron Means helps the Ecclesia Royals down Hillsdale Baptist College 9-5
Aaron Means drove in three runs, sparking the Ecclesia Royals to a 9-5 victory in seven innings over Hillsdale Baptist College on Friday. He singled in the second and fourth innings. Alec Walker kept Hillsdale Baptist off the board during his 6 1/3 innings of work. Alec Walker allowed four hits, two walks and struck out four. Walkingstick couldn't get it done on the mound for Hillsdale Baptist, taking a loss. He allowed nine runs in 4 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out four. The Royals brought home three runs in the second inning, and matched that run total in the fifth. In the second, the Royals scored on an RBI single by Matt Garrison, scoring Jay-Ryan Woods. The game's last lead went to the Royals thanks to a third inning rally that saw two runs cross the plate on a two-run home run by Robbie Rodriguez. The Royals piled on three more runs in the bottom of the fifth. A scored Joe Dawes to start the scoring in the inning. That was followed up by J.T. Stalnaker's single, scoring Garrison and Zach Vincent.
Joe Dawes's big day not enough, as the Ecclesia Royals lose 13-5 to Hillsdale Baptist College
Joe Dawes did his best to will the Ecclesia Royals to a win with a two-hit game, but the Royals dropped a 13-5 contest to Hillsdale Baptist College on Friday. Dawes put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits for the Royals. He doubled in the second and sixth innings. Even though Johnson allowed five runs over seven innings he still recorded the victory. He struck out six, walked three and surrendered nine hits.
Hillsdale Baptist's Woerz, Moore, Mitchell and Howard combined for 11 hits and eight RBIs. Mason Alexander couldn't get it done on the hill for the Royals, taking a loss. He allowed 11 runs in six innings, walked one and struck out two. The Royals scored four runs of their own in the second. The Royals scored on an RBI double by Dawes, a sacrifice fly by Matt Garrison, an RBI single by Zach Vincent, and an RBI single by Aaron Means.
One of the Royals runs crossed the plate in the bottom half of the fifth, making the score 6-5. A passed ball set off the Royals rally. Johnson ended the inning by getting Cam Dougherty to ground out.
Hillsdale Baptist College falls 9-2 at the hands of the Ecclesia Royals
The Ecclesia Royals beat Hillsdale Baptist College on Saturday 9-2 in seven innings. The Royals scored four runs in the fourth on the Royals scored in the fourth on a two-run double by Joe Dawes, a passed ball, and an RBI single by Zach Vincent. The game was back-and-forth heading into the fourth, with four lead changes. Madison Bates got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He allowed two runs over seven innings. Bates struck out five, walked two and gave up 10 hits. The Royals were sparked by J.T. Stalnaker and Dawes, who teamed up for four hits and four RBIs. Edwards was the game's losing pitcher. He allowed eight runs in 4 2/3 innings, walked eight and struck out one. The bottom of the first saw the Royals take an early lead, 1-0. The Royals tacked on another three runs in the fifth. A solo home run by Stalnaker ignited the offense,. That was followed up by Dawes' single, scoring Alec Walker.
Hillsdale Baptist College outdone by Matt Garrison and the Ecclesia Royals, 6-1
Matt Garrison went 2-2, sparking the Ecclesia Royals to a 6-1 victory in seven innings over Hillsdale Baptist College on Saturday. He singled in the fourth and sixth innings. The Royals relied on Taylor Burnett to eat up innings en route to the win. Burnett pitched seven innings and allowed no earned runs, seven hits and one walk while striking out three. #22 took the loss for Hillsdale Baptist. He allowed six runs in 5 2/3 innings, walked three and struck out five. Hillsdale Baptist scored its only run of the game on an error in the first inning. It didn't take long for the Royals to respond as they scored one run of their own in the first. The Royals scored on a wild pitch. The Royals went up for good in the third, scoring three runs on an RBI double by J.T. Stalnaker and two sacrifice flies. The Royals scored one run in the fourth inning, and then followed it up with one more in the sixth. In the fourth, the Royals scored on an RBI single by Garrison, plating Joe Dawes.